UNICEF and WHO condemn attacks on healthworkers in Nigeria
NEW YORK/GENEVA -- UNICEF and WHO join the Government of Nigeria in condemning attacks in Kano state, Nigeria, that have killed and injured healthworkers.
Such attacks are a double tragedy; for the health workers and their families and for the children and vulnerable populations who are robbed of basic life-saving health interventions. These attacks are unacceptable under any circumstance.
WHO and UNICEF extend their deepest sympathy to the families of the healthworkers. We remain committed to supporting the Government of Nigeria and the people of Nigeria in their efforts to better the health and lives of its people.
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